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New Report---Bridging the Terminology Gap in Support of Active Communities: Land-use Planners and Public Health Professionals

In an effort to bridge the terminology gap between land-use planners and public health professionals, Planning Active Communities across Ontario (PACAO) is very pleased to announce the release of their report “Bridging the Terminology Gap in Support of Active Communities: Land-use Planners and Public Health Professionals.”

This report provides an overview of the

  • Need for land-use planners and public health professionals to work together to design, support and promote active communities;
  • Planning Active Communities Across Ontario Committee; and
  • Development of a joint glossary of terms for land-use planners and public health professionals based on provincial terms. This joint glossary of terms consists of an alphabetical listing of 130 terms and their corresponding sources.

This report will be of interest to those working in the area of land-use planning; built environment; active transportation and chronic disease prevention through community design.

This report can be accessed at http://www.planningactivecommunities.com.